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The pro-bailout New Democracy captured the most seats in the general election Sunday. Antonis Samaris, the leader of that party, will attempt to build a coalition among other Greek political parties who support the bailout, or the euro zone, in some form.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
This weekend, Greek voters will go to the polls in an election that could decide if the country will stay in the Eurozone. According to the latest polls, the pro-Euro-bailout New Democracy party stands neck-and-neck with the anti-bailout Syriza party for first place.
Friday, June 08, 2012
The Eurozone is in complete disarray, and the Euro has fallen against the dollar. Does that mean it will be cheaper for American to travel to Europe? Not exactly, says Barbara Peterson, senior aviation correspondent at Conde Nast Traveler. Airfare costs depend on more than the exchange rate.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Twenty five of the EU's 27 member states have agreed to join a fiscal treaty to enforce budget discipline. The Czech Republic and the UK refused to sign up. And there's still the question about what to do about Greece. Joining us now is Duncan Crawford, European correspondent for our partner the BBC
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Monday, December 12, 2011
European leaders have drawn up a new fiscal accord. In the new agreement, the European nations agreed on tighter budget regulations as part of an effort to reassure investors that the euro is a stable currency. "The most important question from our citizens, from our financial markets, our investors, are we 17 in the euro zone or are we one?" said Jerzy Buzek, the president of the European Parliament, on Friday. "Now is the answer. We are one."
Thursday, December 08, 2011
European leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday for the start of a two day summit in what many are hoping will be a turning point for resolving the euro zone crisis. Expectations are high that a deal can be brokered by Germany and France to overhaul economic rules and create confidence in the beleaguered currency. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met with European officials earlier this week, a sign of American interest in reaching a resolution. But some economists and politicians are beginning to question whether, from the U.S. perspective, the euro is really worth saving.